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Lot # 1012 (1012 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1953 Topps Partial Set (178/274) Including 41 PSA-Graded Cards

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $960

Presented is an outstanding partial set of 1953 Topps consisting of 178 different cards (out of 274), highlighted by several Hall of Famers, including Roy Campanella, Bob Feller, and Warren Spahn. 1953 Topps is universally recognized as one of the most popular and collected of all 1950s gum issues, and one of the most significant of all postwar baseball-card issues. Condition of this collection is 23% Ex (including some better), 42% Vg-Ex, 26% Gd to Vg, and 9% lower. A total of forty-one cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA. Keys: #10 Burgess (Vg), 27 Campanella (VG-EX 4), 37 Mathews (VG 3), 41 Slaughter (EX-MT 6), 54 Feller (Vg), 61 Wynn (Vg), 62 Irvin (NM 7 [OC], 85/15 L/R), 77 Mize (EX 5), 81 Black (Vg), 138 Kell (Vg+), 147 Spahn (Vg), 151 Wilhelm (Pr-Fr), 162 Kluszewski (Vg-Ex+), 207 Ford (Vg-Ex+), and 265 Jensen (Fr). Other Graded Cards: NM-MT 8 (1 card): #23. NM 7 (2 cards): #68 SP (OC) and 74 SP. EX-MT 6 (6 cards): #3 SP, 51 (OC), 187, 205, 225 SP, and 266 SP. EX 5 (9 cards): #24 SP (MC), 26, 32 SP, 166, 179, 190, 192, 206, and 231. VG-EX+ 4.5 (1 card): #278 SP. VG-EX 4 (16 cards): #5 SP, 36 (MC), 45, 103, 109 Dark SP, 115 SP, 133 SP, 157, 184, 195, 197, 201, 204, 233 SP, 241, and 256 SP. VG 3 (1 cards): #218. The SMR value for just seventeen of the graded cards (excluding the twenty-four cards with qualifiers or graded less than EX) is $671. Total: 178 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $960


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